Advocacy

Many Thriving Businesses. One Unified Voice.

We balance the needs of doing business in our community with the desire to maintain a high quality of life for the people who call Greensboro home.

Vote on November 8!

Midterm elections are coming up next month. Make sure you’re registered to vote, know your district, and we have a few resources as you’re making your decision.

Voter Information

4OurFuture

The Chamber co-hosted a series of Candidate Forums on October 11 and 18. Watch the forums by clicking on the links below:

Guilford County Board of Education
Guilford County Board of Commissioners
North Carolina General Assembly – House and Senate Candidates

Forum Partners include: Action Greensboro, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, East Greensboro Now, Greensboro Jaycees, Guilford Education Alliance, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, synerG Young Professionals, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and YWCA of Greensboro.

About the Candidates

Want to learn more about the candidates for the November election? Triad City Beat, a Greensboro Chamber member, is continuing their coverage of the candidates and posting their full answers to a variety of questions leading up to the midterms.

Full voter guide can be found here.

Interviews with Guilford County Sheriff candidates here.
Interviews with Guilford County Board of Commissioners candidates here.
Interviews with Guilford County Board of Elections candidates here. 
Interviews with NC Supreme Court candidates here. 

What We Advocate For

What We’ve Accomplished

We keep track of our past Legislative Agendas and what we accomplish in each session. To see how your representatives voted on any of the below measures, check out the NC Chamber’s report on their Jobs Agenda.

Who Can Help You

NC General Assembly

Find your legislators in the North Carolina Senate and House of Representatives who can help affect change in our state and local laws.

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Greensboro City Council

Our city is governed by our mayor and eight elected members who represent Greensboro.

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Guilford County Commissioners

Our county is governed by nine elected members, including the chair, who represent Guilford County.

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Guilford County Board of Education

Guilford County Schools is governed by nine elected members, including the chair, who establish policies for students and faculty within the public school system.

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North Carolina Chamber

North Carolina’s largest business advocacy organization supports and represents businesses and local chambers at a state level.

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The world’s largest business organization that represents all sizes and sectors of business in the United States.

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Get Involved

Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP)

We connect local businesses with motivated student apprentices to foster economic growth and maintain a classroom-to-career pipeline.


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Intracity Visit

In June 2021, the Chamber team took part in our first intracity visit, focusing on economic recovery and growth within our community.


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Advocacy Resources

Podcasts

Tune in to Impact: The Boro, our podcast about leadership, small business, entrepreneurship and community. New episodes on Thursdays.

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COVID Resources

Get the latest information about COVID-19 city ordinances, public testing centers, vaccination distribution, and more.

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Equity Resources

We’re committed to advancing racial equity. Take a look at a number of equity initiatives both inside the Chamber and as part of the community as a whole.

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Committee Members

The Government Affairs Committee is made up of individuals who help the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce develop its advocacy positions.

Meet the Committee

Circle of Champions

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Kelly Office Solutions

Staunton Capital, Inc.

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Ralph Lauren

We know and grow Greensboro.